The Caribbean Tourism Organization Foundation was established in 1997 as a not-for-profit corporation, registered in the State of New York, formed exclusively for charitable and educational purposes under Section 501(c)(3) of Internal Revenue Code of 1986. Led by a volunteer Board of Directors, the Foundation’s first set of scholarships and study grants were awarded in 1998.

2019 Scholarships Grants

The call for applications for 2019 scholarships and grants is now open. Click here for more details.

Our Objective

The Foundation supports individuals who are nationals of CTO member countries interested in pursuing studies in tourism, hospitality and foreign language training, who demonstrate high levels of academic achievement and leadership, and who express a strong interest in making a contribution to the development of Caribbean tourism.

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Scholarship & Grant Awardees

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Eva Amiable
Eva Amiable
Travel and Tourism has been my passion for as long as I can remember. Growing up in a country where you can actually see and feel the benefits which Travel and Tourism can bring makes it easier to advocate to the world the…
Saint Lucia
Isabelle Limea
Isabelle Limea
As part of my Master’s Degree Program in 2014 I had to do an internship.  An opportunity came up to be an intern within Caribbean Tourism Organization in London as a Marketing Assistant for 7 months.  It was my first…
Julaine Rigg
Julaine Rigg
To date I am extremely grateful to CTO for this scholarship.  I was able to complete my studies which would not have been possible without the aid of the CTO.  Gaining a higher level of knowledge in the tourism and…

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